Research & Academics Committee

The Data Sciences Institute Research & Academics Committee provides recommendations to the Executive Team on the Institute’s research and training programs, including Thematic Programs. The Committee has oversight of Institute funding and fellowships, including peer review and approval of Catalyst Grants.

Members

Lisa Strug (Chair), Data Sciences Institute Director, Professor, Departments of Statistical Sciences, Computer Science and the Division of Biostatistics; DirectorCANSSI Ontario

Periklis Andritsos, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science

Gary Bader, DSI Associate Director, Data Management, Research Software and Advanced Research Computing, Professor, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, and Departments of Computer Science and Molecular Genetics

Michael Brudno, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Chief Data Scientist, University Health Network

Suzanne M. Cadarette,Associate Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Dalla Lana School of Public Health; Senior Adjunct Scientist, ICES

Timothy Chan, DSI Associate Director, Research & Thematic Programming, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, and Director of the Centre for Analytics and AI Engineering (CARTE)

Karen Chapple, Professor, Department of Geography & Planning, Faculty of Arts & Science and Director, School of Cities

Beth Coleman, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga

Ethan Fosse, DSI Associate Director, University of Toronto Scarborough, and Professor, Department of Sociology and Director, Social Change Lab, University of Toronto Scarborough

Adam Hammond, Associate Professor, Department of English, Faculty of Arts & Science

Anne-Claude Gingras, Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Angelina Grigoryeva, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto Scarborough

David Guttman, Professor, Department of Cell & Systems Biology, Director, Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution & Function, Faculty of Arts & Science

Benjamin Haibe-Kains, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Temerty Faculty of Medicine and Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network

Marianne Hatzopoulou, Professor, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, and Head of the Transportation and Air Quality Research Group

Juna A. Kollmeier, Professor and Director, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Eyal de Lara, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science

Kuan Liu, Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Bree McEwan, DSI Associate Director, University of Toronto Mississauga and Associate Professor, Institute for Communication, Culture, and Information Technology

Mary Pugh, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Arts & Science

Nancy Reid, University Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Science

Laura Rosella, DSI Associate Director, Education and Training, and Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine

John Rubinstein, Senior Scientist, Molecular Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

Ryan Webb, Associate Professor, Rotman School of Management and Director, Management Data and Analytics Lab

Stanislav Volgushev, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga